Cavaliers, Kings Fire Coaches


Published on April 12 2019 6:21 am
Last Updated on April 12 2019 6:22 am

The Cleveland Cavaliers have dismissed coach Larry Drew. Drew led the club to just 19 wins after taking over for Tyronn Lue when he was fired in October following a 0-6 start.

Kings Fire Head Coach

The Sacramento Kings have fired head coach Dave Joerger. The move came as a surprise as Joerger and the team had just agreed to a contract extension after leading the Kings to a 39-43 record, which is the franchise’s best mark in 13 seasons.

Grizzlies Coach Will Return

Hours after the Memphis Grizzlies announced that coach J.B. Bickerstaff would return next season, he’s been fired. Team owner Robert Pera not only fired Bickerstaff, he reassigned general manager Chris Wallace to a scouting role.

Duke's Reddish  Declares For Draft

Duke freshman Cam Reddish announced on social media Thursday that he was declaring for the NBA draft. Reddish averaged 13.5 points in just under 30 minutes a game.

Nevada Signs Alford As Head Coach

Nevada has signed Steve Alford to a 10-year deal to become the new head basketball coach for the Wolf Pack. He replaces Eric Musselman who, ironically, was rumored to replace Alford at UCLA, but instead went to Arkansas.


Thursday, April 11

No games scheduled

Friday, April 12

No games scheduled

Saturday, April 13 Schedule (All Times Central)

East First Round Games

Brooklyn at Philadelphia, 1:30 p.m.

Orlando at Toronto, 4 p.m.

West First Round Games

Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State, 7 p.m.

San Antonio at Denver, 9:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 14 Schedule (All Times Central)

East Round First Games

Indiana at Boston, noon

Utah at Houston, 8:30 p.m.

West First Round Game

Detroit at Milwaukee, 6 p.m.